Carcass Yield and Histo-Anatomical Changes in Broilers Fed on Diet Supplemented with Different Levels of Phytobiotics

DOI: 10.18805/ijar.B-1118    | Article Id: B-1118 | Page : 1184-1188
Citation :- Carcass Yield and Histo-Anatomical Changes in Broilers Fed on Diet Supplemented with Different Levels of Phytobiotics.Indian Journal of Animal Research.2021.(55):1184-1188
Muhammad Usman Saleem, Muhammad Arshad Javid, Faisal Ayub Kiani, Muhammad Mudasser Nazir and Sheraz Ahmed Bhatti   wieslaw.bielas@upwr.edu.pl
Address : Department of Biosciences, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan.  
Submitted Date : 15-03-2019
Accepted Date : 17-10-2019


The present study investigates the comparative effectiveness of different concentrations of garlic (Allium Sativum) and ginger (Zingiber Officinale) on carcass yield and selected histo-anatomical parameters of broilers.  A total of 80 one day- old chicks were divided into five different groups with each group having 4 replicates in a trial of 35 days. The first group was kept as control whereas, the second, third, fourth and fifth groups diet were supplemented with garlic at 0.25 and 0.5% and ginger at 0.25 and 0.5% respectively in the diet. At the end of trial all birds were slaughtered for analysis. Results revealed that carcass weight and carcass yields were significantly (P < 0.05) improved by garlic supplementation at 0.5% compared to other groups. Histo-anatomy revealed that the strength of tibia bone increased significantly (P < 0.05) whereas, the number of intraepithelial lymphocytes decreased significantly (P < 0.05) by the dietary supplementation of garlic and ginger irrespective of level. It is concluded that 0.5% garlic can be used as a potential replacement for antibiotic growth promoters in the broiler diet.


Carcass yield IELs Phytobiotics Robusticity index Tibiotarsal index


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